Affton News

Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2018

Check out our Call Newspapers 2018 Holiday Guide, with everything you can see and do this holiday season in south county and in a few other common holiday travel destinations like Chicago, Branson and Kansas City. Our guide is so comprehensive this year that we had to split it into two sections, one overall guide with

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As one of few south county Democrats to win, Beck turns his focus to 2019 session

Pictured above: Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, presents a legislative commendation to retiring Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson in June. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, will return to Jefferson City in January after being re-elected as representative for the 92nd District of the Missouri House on Nov. 6. Beck was one of two Democrats

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Santa set to arrive in Affton on a fire engine

Santa will arrive by fire truck in Affton this weekend and next. On Saturday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 8, Santa will arrive by fire truck to the Oakland House, 7801 Genesta Ave., at 10:30 a.m. On Dec. 5, 6 and 7, join Santa for story time, a puppet show, cookies from Mrs. Claus and

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Gravois crash in front of firehouse sends two drivers to hospital

Pictured above: Firefighters and police officers clean up the scene after two drivers went to the hospital after they crashed in front of the Affton Fire Protection District headquarters Wednesday night. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. A man went to the hospital with critical injuries after a two-car crash outside the Affton Fire Protection District headquarters

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Crestwood and Affton get their days in court

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A judge could soon rule on the lawsuit between the city of Crestwood and the Affton Fire Protection District, after the case got its day in court this fall. Crestwood filed a lawsuit in May 2017 in Cole County Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of two state laws requiring

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Ameren outlines its 10-mile, $30M project

Pictured above: A map of the Metro South Reliability Project, showing the current easements and where the updates will be taking place. The project is scheduled to be completed by winter 2021. Image courtesy of Ameren Missouri.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Ameren Missouri is planning to rebuild nearly 10 miles of transmission line in

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Affton precinct set to open despite delays

Pictured above: The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10. The store is scheduled to close Friday, Nov. 16. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sappington Garden Shop closes this week after 50 years, and the new Affton Southwest Precinct proposed for the site is moving

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Two churches offer Thanksgiving dinners

Two local churches will be offering free community meals on Thanksgiving this year. Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, and St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will both offer community dinners on the holiday, Thursday, Nov. 22. Affton Christian Church will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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